AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - There was an overnight fire in Americus that investigators believe started because of melted candle wax.
First responders were called out to the 500 block of Jackson Avenue around 3:30 Wednesday morning.
They said firefighters saw flames and smoke from the window.
When crews got inside the home, firefighters found exposed, melted candle wax dripping on a wood burning stove pipe.
They said that's what they believe caused the fire.